The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) announced the launch of PGPX-Professional Accountancy programme, where students will be taught key skills such as business model planning, strategic thinking, decision making and digital ecosystem and applications, which are the need of the hour to be future ready professionals.
Commencing in September 2020, the PGPM-International Accountancy Programme is a 13 month programme that BIMTECH is inviting applications for currently. This programme can be opted by a CA candidate or a ACCA student who has completed 9 ACCA papers. The PGPX-Professional Accountancy programme is an integrated programme for 15 months, commencing in October 2020. Both of the programmes are recognised by AICTE.
Commenting on the collaboration, Md. Sajid Khan, Head of International Development, ACCA said, “The ACCA qualification is forward-thinking and delivers the cross-sector accounting and finance knowledge, skills and professional and ethical values needed in all organisations and every industry. ACCA is delighted to partner with BIMTECH which is one of the oldest educational institutions in the country and shares values with ACCA. We look forward to working closely with BIMTECH to help their future business leaders get access to rewarding careers in Accountancy, Finance and Management here in India and globally.
Dr. H. Chaturvedi, Director – BIMTECH said, “We are excited to partner with ACCA to introduce forward looking courses for our students. In today’s era, the industry requires professionals with a good mix of accounting and management skills. These programmes will cater to the enormous demand of the skilled professionals who need to be ready to face business challenges in any field.”
Mr Sarvesh Mathur, Executive Director- GDS Ernst & Young (E & Y) India, also congratulated ACCA and BIMTECH for co-creating this programme, ensuring inculcation of management skills in professional accountants of the future.